STEROID EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Overlooked Medication Interaction Causes A Patient Permanent Paralysis STEROID Expert Case

…  female patient who received a translaminar epidural steroid injection in the cervical spine while taking aspirin. During her …  with experience performing translaminar epidural steroid injections was sought to opine on whether the defendant physician fell …

Nurse Anesthetist Clears Unstable Asthmatic Patient For Surgery STEROID Expert Case

…  of obesity and asthma for which he was receiving high dose steroids and immunoglobulins. The patient had an abnormal preoperative chest …  nurse anesthetist (CRNA) failed to maintain the patient’s steroid regimen and failed to take his comorbidities into consideration when …

Rheumatology Expert Discusses Steroid Treatment For Inflammatory Muscle Disease STEROID Expert Case

…  objects. He was diagnosed with polymyositis and given steroid treatment for the year following his diagnosis. During the course of …  developed diabetes and cataracts as a result of long-term steroid use. After several months of treatment for his diabetes, the patient …

Delayed Diagnosis of Lung Disease Leads To Respiratory Failure STEROID Expert Case

…  pulmonary consultation gave recommendations to add inhaled steroid treatment. The patient seemed fine immediately following the commencement of inhaled steroids. Several months later, however, the patient’s symptoms worsened. A CT …

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries STEROID Expert Case

Botched Steroid Injection Results in Permanent Injuries

…  case involves a woman who consented to have a epidural steroid injection performed; however, the doctor instead performed an interlaminar epidural steroid injection. The doctor performed a procedure the man did not consent to …

Rheumatology Expert Witness Comments on Prednisone Treatment STEROID Expert Case

…  autoimmune disease. She was prescribed prednisone, a steroid, which helped to reduce inflammation. During a follow-up appointment, …  Cushing’s syndrome and diabetes mellitus as a result of steroid treatment. He recommended that she no longer take the medication and …